Mr. President-Elect, the reality is we are a nation of debt-serfs, unable to pay off our astounding debts and future obligations. Saddling our children with another $1 trillion in additional Federal debt every year will only bring the insolvency of o
(They Came,... They Waved)
Gone are the promises on how an Obama administration would handle 25 different agenda items - everything from Iraq and immigration to taxes and urban policy - all items laid out on his campaign Web site, www.BarackObama.com.
The most egregious example of Harman's disregard for participatory democracy is HR 1955 - the "Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007" - a frightening bill she slipped in the House for passage just over a
Obama used hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign funds to appeal to and manipulate this illiteracy and irrationalism to his advantage, but these forces will prove to be his most deadly nemesis once they collide with the awful reality that await
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime where of the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. —The Thirteenth Amendment
As President-elect Barack Obama prepares to fill top positions for his incoming government some of the key individuals he will rely upon to tackle the country's most serious challenges are holdovers from the current administration
President-elect Barack Obama plans to push ahead with a middle-class tax cut soon after taking office Rahm Emanuel said Obama would not postpone a tax increase for families earning more than $250,000 a year despite the deepening economic gloom.
President-elect Barack Obama is poised to move swiftly to reverse actions that President Bush took using executive authority, and his transition team is reviewing limits on stem cell research and the expansion of oil and gas drilling, among other iss
Rahm Emanuel, who is to become Obama's chief-of-staff, is the son of a member of the Zionist terrorist group Irgun, which was responsible for bombing hotels, marketplaces and the infamous massacre of hundreds of Palestinian villagers were slaught
A Fox News host and his panel angrily proclaimed that Ralph Nader’s career was finished after the Independent Party candidate dared to criticize Barack Obama’s record of toadying up to corporate interests, as top liberal websites applauded Fox News f
The banking conglomerates call the shots. They decide on the composition of the Obama Cabinet. They also decide on the agenda of the Washington Financial Summit (November 15, 2008) which is slated to lay the groundwork of a new "global financial
Corzine, who used to run financial services giant Goldman Sachs, had long dismissed as speculation talk that he might be interested in running the sprawling U.S. Treasury Department. But in recent days he has changed his message...
Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity dive shamelessly in, talking about the 'Obama recession' and other partisan lines.
The debate between a big-bang strategy of pressing aggressively on multiple fronts versus a more pragmatic, step-by-step approach has flavored the discussion among Mr. Obama’s transition advisers for months, even before his election.
Rumours that either Larry Summers or Tim Geithner will be made Treasury Secretary made me even queasier. The appointment of either of these architects of the current global financial disaster, serial-forbearance artists, would be a great middle-finge
He suggested that I focus on what I would tell President-Elect Barack Obama if I were Mike Morell, CIA’s Director of Intelligence, whom CIA Director Michael Hayden has assigned to brief Obama daily.
"The Obama Administration will call on Americans to serve in order to meet the nation’s challenges." (From the Office of the President-Elect)
[And they already don't like what they see. Change?!] Change will be coming to Washington in January, but clues suggest Obama’s administration will prove unlikely to alter the political machinery that led us into war and economic turmoil.
As a sign of things to come, Obama has appointed a key figure in the Subprime mortgage mess, Rahm Emanuel, a former ethically challenged Clinton associate who sat on the board of Fannie Mac disregarding all calls for reform.
US President-elect Barack Obama said Friday that Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons was “unacceptable” and the Islamic Republic must stop supporting “terrorist organizations.” Obama, speaking at his first press conference since winning Tuesday’s presi
President-elect Barack Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime and 'we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it.' (Nov. 7) ('We Gotta' Do Something')
Wearing joint US-Israeli label pin, Obama vowed to keep military action in mind for Iran, outdid Bush for pro-Israeli sentiment during June speech, Israeli papers hail “our man in the White House” following appointment of Emanuel
(No Way,... Right?)
After a meeting with Vice President-elect Joe Biden, Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and the Transition Economic Advisory Board, President-elect Obama will hold a 1:30 p.m. (central) press conference at the Hilton Chicago.
So it's only natural that we have a take on Rahm Emanuel as White House Chief of Staff. We have interacted with him as activists and journalists -- just as we have with most Democratic politicians in Illinois.
Now that the 2008 presidential election is over, our task is not just to meet and overcome the challenge that confronts us but more than this is to mold a national character for the country.
During the 1991 Gulf War, Rahm Emanuel a U.S. citizen volunteered to serve not the U.S. Army but rather the Israeli Army. According to officail reports Rahm was “rust proofing brakes on an army base in northern Israel.”
President-elect Obama has offered the White House chief of staff job to Rep. Rahm Emanuel, D-Ill. Emanuel has not yet given his answer. The sharp-tongued, sharp-elbowed, keenly intelligent veteran of the Clinton White House is said to have ambitions